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Definition of "droplet" [drop•let]

  • A tiny drop. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "droplet" in a sentence
  • "In the first stage of condensation a droplet is always formed round a nucleus."
  • "Melanie Little on The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History by Katherine Ashenburg: Rather than strangle the meaning from her anecdotes and examples the way my grandmother could wring every last droplet from a washcloth,"
  • "It's what's called droplet spread -- they are large particles in the air."